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Metabolic rates: The time it takes to metabolize junk food is the same as for other foods - most of the variation in times for digesting foods have to do with how quickly the food can be broken down, and how quickly the food moves from your stomach through your bowels. High fiber foods tend to be broken down and absorbed more slowly. Fatty foods move through more slowly. Junk foods are often low fiber but high fat. ...Read more
Quick anesth: It could mean that higher doses were needed to keep you asleep or sedated. It could also mean that someone had a hard time preventing pain with local anesthesia injection. Some studies have found red headed individuals to have higher anesthesia requirements. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: There are many overlaps with the p450 enyme systems. Effect is based upon whether the med is an inducer of the enzyme or just a substrate and if so the dose of the two meds may be a critical factor. It is impossible to say without knowing specifically the doses and drugs. ...Read more
No: If you fast for a long time (12-24 hours) your body will start to break down fat and ketones will appear in your urine but this does not lead to ketoacidosis as long as you still produce some insulin. When you have type 1 diabetes and cannot make your own insulin, stopping your insulin injections will in a day or two lead to ketoacidosis with vomiting and dehydration ...Read more
Muscle vs GI: The injection goes into a muscle and is directly absorbed into the blood. This is the preferred route for people with absorption problems. The oral route or pill form may not be well absorbed if there is stomach conditions- like pernicious anemia, or intestinal issues like crohns. These patients due to their inflammation would benefit from a intramusclar shot. ...Read more
Yes -- negatively!: Your body metabolizes alcohol immediately, often at the expense of other, much more vital metabolic processes (like maintaining adequate blood sugar levels). Over time, heavy drinkers can therefore become diabetic. Alcohol also irritates your GI tract and damage your body's ability to absorb nutrients, vitamins, and minerals from your food, which will have a negative impact on your metabolism. ...Read more
Very short time: Levamisole would be gone in a couple of days, but if you are using Cocaine regularly that is cut with levamisole it can cause a great deal of damage, both reducing the number of white blood cells, causing infections (esp severe mouth sores) and can cause an inflammatory disorder which can cause damage to skin (esp ears, nose cartilage) and even vital organs (vasculitis). ...Read more
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